'''Mark Siegel''' (born June 2, 1967 in Ann Arbor, Michigan
) is known both as an author, illustrator, and as the editorial director of First Second Books
, which publishes graphic novel
s for all ages. His books in print to date are ''Seadogs, An Epic Ocean Operetta'' (on a script by children's author Lisa Wheeler), ''Long Night Moon'' (on a script by author Cynthia Rylant
) and ''To Dance, A Ballerina's Graphic Novel'' (on a script by his wife Siena Cherson Siegel) and ''Moving House'', his first picture book as author and illustrator. Upcoming books include more children's stories, such as ''Oskar and the Eight Blessings'' (illustrator). Siegel is the author of the graphic novel for adults ''Sailor Twain|Sailor Twain, or the Mermaid in the Hudson
'' (2012), which was serialized online starting in 2010.
Under the banner of First Second Books
, located in the Flatiron Building
in New York City
, Siegel is the editor of works by...